UAE seen as leading market in region for gluten-free products

Analysis: UAE leads Gulf interest in gluten-free

The Gulf is emerging as one to watch for the gluten-free sector. In just-food's series of spotlights on the next five markets manufacturers...

H1 FMCG sales in 'main European countries' were down 0.2% by value, with volumes dipping 0.4%

Price an underlying tension across European FMCG

The spat between Unilever and Tesco in the UK over price grabbed the headlines last week but, across Europe, for different reasons, price re...

Danone seeing impact of changes on regulations governing China's infant formula market

Danone's Q3 sales - what the analysts say

Danone's underlying third-quarter sales fell below market expectations amid challenges in China. Regulatory changes in China are weighing on...

Unilever has reportedly asked for 10% price hike from UK grocers

It won't just be Unilever to push for Brexit hikes

There will be more requests on retailers to move on price. Not every supplier will be successful. And for those that are not, it may serve a...

Tesco Poland has boosted shelf space available for gluten-free products in its stores after extending its line-up of products in the sector

Analysis: Poland's growth in gluten-free sales

It has been markets in western Europe, notably Italy, Germany and the UK, where gluten-free has taken hold but the sector is building in cou...

The Allergen Baker has secured listings with South African retailer Pick n Pay

Analysis: S Africa's fledgling gluten-free market

The gluten-free market has taken root quickest in markets in North America and western Europe but manufacturers looking for more business op...

Australia at forefront of low-FODMAP development - analysis 11 Oct 16

It was a university in Australia that developed the low-FODMAP diet just over a decade ago and it is that country that is in the vanguard of markets where the diet is taking off and where foods are being specifically launched to fit the regime. Simon Creasey analyses the development of the market for low-FODMAP foods in Australia and weighs up the prospects for the products.

How to implement a zero-based budgeting strategy 11 Oct 16

The process of zero-based budgeting removes the budget's baseline and requires every cost to be justified. In contrast to other budgeting techniques, it encourages critical thinking of historic expenses. It can offer big savings - but the process can also be complex, convoluted, costly and there are no guaranteed economies. Execution is key. In just-food's final part of our special report on zero-based budgeting, we look at best-practice on the implementation of the strategy.

Thought Leaders

HKScan warns on profits

Katy Askew | 21 Oct 16 HKScan expects lower operating profit this year

European meat group HKScan has lowered its full-year profit forecast on weaker sales and higher costs. 

CP Foods targets ageing population with soup plant

Katy Askew | 21 Oct 16 CP Foods targets older Thai consumers with investment in soup

Thai food giant Charoen Pokphand Foods is building a production plant in Thailand to produce "healthy soup" aimed at "elderly people and patients". 

Nestle lowers outlook on "softer environment"

Katy Askew | 20 Oct 16 Nestle lowers outlook for full-year sales growth, misses expectations

Nestle lowered its full-year sales forecast in an environment "marked by deflation" and soft pricing today (20 October) after reporting nine-month sales that missed analyst expectations. 

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Topps promotes COO Brandstaedter to CEO 

Metropoulos invests in Utz Quality Foods 

US Foods acquires Save on Seafood 

Symington's promotes COO John Power to CEO

Murray Goulburn cuts profit outlook

Lotte leadership 'indicted over embezzlement'

The UK's Food and Drink Federation's Ian Wright weighs up how Brexit could affect UK food and farming policy - the just-food interview, part two 19 Oct 16

Ben CooperWright: 'The labour force issue is really urgent and at the moment not solved'

In the second part of an extensive interview on the implications of Brexit for UK food companies, Ian Wright, director general of industry association the Food and Drink Federation, speaks with Ben Cooper about the longer-term implications of Brexit for UK food and farming policy and on the food industry's labour force. 

The UK's Food and Drinks Federation's Ian Wright calls for "coldest-eye assessment" of Brexit risks - the just-food interview, part one 19 Oct 16

Ben CooperWright forecast 5-10% rise in UK food prices by end of year

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said the formal two-year process for the UK to leave the EU will begin in a little over five months. Ian Wright, director general of the Food and Drink Federation, the industry association representing food manufacturers operating in the UK, spoke with Ben Cooper about the immediate instability the vote for Brexit has caused and his longer-term outlook for the UK food sector.

How Barilla is at forefront of 3D printing tests - interview 3 Oct 16

Brenda DionisiBarilla says 'still at a very early stage'

This spring, Italian food group Barilla showcased a prototype for a 3D printer for its core product - pasta. The company is among those in the packaged food sector working out how it could use advancements in 3D printing technology. Brenda Dionisi talks to Barilla about its efforts so far and how it views the prospects for the technology.

just-food hits the UK's airwaves

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 13 Oct 16

The BBC turned to just-food today for insight on the price dispute between Tesco and Unilever.

Ranjit Boparan buys another UK business out of administration

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 13 Oct 16

Just weeks after buying UK turkey processor Bernard Matthews from administration, food tycoon Ranjit Boparan has struck a similar deal.

Brexit blues for UK food manufacturers

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 12 Oct 16

Confidence in the UK food and drink manufacturing sector is becoming "more fragile", industry association The Food and Drink Federation has claimed after a survey of its members - and Brexit is said to be a major factor.

Brexit and the food industry

Brexit and the food industry

How will the UK's departure from the EU affect the food industry? This page brings together the latest news and views on the impact Brexit could have on the sector.

What is the outlook for the low-FODMAP diet?

What is the outlook for the low-FODMAP diet?

FODMAPs are sugars said to cause digestive issues and markets for foods low in the ingredients are growing, notably in North America and Australia. We look at developments so far.

The rise of zero-based budgeting

The rise of zero-based budgeting

More food companies are adopting the practice of zero-based budgeting in an attempt to manage costs and boost profits. What is zero-based budgeting? Who is using it and why? And how does it help?

How investors are calling for action on meat production

How investors are calling for action on meat production

There are growing calls from the investment community for the world's food giants to look at how - and how much - they source and process meat

Omega-3 in Food and Beverage:Time for a Reboot?

Omega-3 in Food and Beverage:Time for a Reboot?

Omega-3 fatty acids have long been associated with health benefits in a number of areas, with vast consumption coming through supplements and fresh fish... Read more

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